Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry
expansion of oil refinery
The estimated value of the property tax abatement and the jobs projection came from: Report of the Texas Economic Development Act (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, January 2013), p.101; online at http://www.texasahead.org/tax_programs/chapter313/TEDA2012-96-1359.pdf. The source for the investment projection and the $45 million in other local incentives was: Bill Hensel Jr., "All systems go for Motiva," Houston Chronicle, April 29, 2006. The $2 million from the Texas Enterprise Fund comes from http://www.governor.state.tx.us/files/ecodev/TEF_Listing.pdf
The company received a property tax abatement worth an estimated $210.4 million over 13 years; $45 million in additional local incentives; and a $2 million grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. The grant is listed separately in the main Subsidy Tracker data. Motiva Enterprises is a joint venture of Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Aramco Company.